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my 20 seconds answer is *0*

Now let me think about it some more

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you only did better than about 27 percent of players

I know math but not psychology, evidently.

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I did better than 75% of players.
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About 25 percent of readers guessed closer than you.
I thought that people would guess lower because of the second example. For me, k~3.5
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I guessed 50 because i stopped reading.
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quantus wrote:
About 25 percent of readers guessed closer than you.
I thought that people would guess lower because of the second example. For me, k~3.5
I think we had the same thought process and therefore the same guess.
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Now to read your answers (I didn't want to be biased).

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How dare we not have the [spoiler] forum edit?!
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"i no rite!"

(yeah, I tried to use spoiler and saw it fail the preview check)

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Honestly, this phpBB3 is a crazy old forum software. I've done some modest poking on alternatives. There's a lot of newer forums available, but the open source ones are not really in push-button state yet.

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